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Mycena alcalina.   Click a photo to enlarge it.   back to list

synonyms: Lgszag kgygomba, Mycne odeur d'alcali, Nitrose-Helmling
Mycena alcalina Mushroom
Ref No: 8362
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location: North America, Europe
edibility: Inedible
fungus colour: Grey to beige
normal size: Less than 5cm
cap type: Conical or nearly so
stem type: Stem much longer than cap diameter
flesh: Mushroom has distinct or odd smell (non mushroomy)
spore colour: White, cream or yellowish
habitat: Grows in woods, Grows on wood

Mycena alcalina (Fr.) Kummer. Much of the British material under this name has been found to be Mycena stipata. Nitrose-Helmling Lgszag kgygomba Mycne odeur d'alcali. Cap 13cm across, conical expanding to broadly bell-shaped, grey-brown, lined when moist. Stem 2065 x 13mm, concolorous with cap, smooth. Flesh thin, whitish. Taste mild, smell of ammonia. Gills pale grey with whitish edge. Cheilocystidia fusoid, thin-walled. Spore print white. Spores cylindric-ellipsoid, amyloid 812 x 4.56um. Habitat on stumps, usually of conifers. Season autumn. Common. Edible but not worthwhile -avoid. Distribution, America and Europe.

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Lorand Bartho (Hungary) - 11 November 2008

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Mycena alcalina
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Mycena alcalina
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